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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
which arrived today. >> reporter: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but certainly the craft can replenish itsself back to the ship numerous times. >> reporter: arriving by sea and by air the marines landed two helicopters in the sleepy outer sunset at lake merced and there picked up civilian medical professionals to acquaint them with what the military can do if called upon to help. the pilot is enjoying this mission of show and tell. >> it is great to come up here and show the locals and the citizens just what we do and what we are capable of. >>
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
alameda fleet week is more about inner service softball tournament. the navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how these guys play so well when on ships most of the time? do you play in the ship. >> yes. >>reporter: where does the ball good. >> hit a wall. going to hit so we are all right with it. won't be home runs. >>reporter: speaking of ship and ship mates. technician michael jones and aj young had about 10 free hours in the city today 10 hours doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> that's the rules. >>reporter: maybe it has to do with dna because moments later adventure found them. model guy with a camera. photo op. >>reporter: are you corrupting the navy. >> oh, no i wouldn't did that. reporter: not even in the spirit of fleet week. i thought you were going to get in trouble. >> i don't view that as trouble. just helping somebody out. >>reporter: clearly in the united states navy chivalry is not dead. along the embarcadero, abc 7 news. >> no it is not. hope they have a grit time while here. and the weather spencer is cooperating. >> lovely weeke
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